Noticeboard

------------------------------ Appointment Attendance

In the month of February 245 patients did not attend their appointment at the surgery. This many missed appointments amounts to over 40 hours of wasted time. Please remember to cancel your appointment if you cannot make it to the surgery, this allows the reception staff to re-book your appointment so somebody else can be seen.

--------------------------------- Cervical Screening

Ladies please check with reception if your smear is due. Every year in the UK, over 3000 women will be diagnosed with cervical  cancer and almost 1000 women will die from the disease.

-------------------------------- Shingles Vaccine

If you are aged 70, 78 or 79 please make an appointment with the practice nurse for your shingles vaccine. vaccination6

 

----------------------------------- Going to university?

If you are between the age of 18 - 24 please check with reception that you have had two doses of MMR before going to university.

-------------------------------- Watch out measles about!

Measles is a highly infectious viral illness. It can be very unpleasant and possibly lead to serious complications, including blindness and even death. We recommend that everyone over 12 months of age has the MMR vaccine. it is never too late to receive it. If you are not sure whether you or your children need the MMR vaccine please talk to your doctor, nurse or health visitor.  

 

Practice Management

Mrs Karen Diane Vincent (f)

Practice Manager

Reception

Our experienced team of receptionists Joanna, Claire, Georgia O,  Georgia H, Lisa W and Gemma B are lead by Reception Manager Lisa N, and are your first point of contact with us. They can deal with any general enquiries as well as making appointments for you to see doctors, nurses and midwives. They update records after changes of address and file records and results. They can give some results over the telephone at the doctor’s discretion (all information is treated as confidential). Receptionists organise repeat prescriptions and medication changes.

June and Joanna are our Practice secretaries and arrange all of the hospital referrals through the e-referral system.

Catherine is our admin person who deals with all of the womens services administration.

 
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